One should get prepared well before the interview, check all the certificates and documents required for interview.
Prepare a resume with information just required, do not mess up with all details. Rehearse your introduction and correct yourself if there are mistakes.
Take few topics and prepare yourself for group discussion round, this will really help you to perform in interview well. There are a few commonly asked questions in the interview, which a fresher needs to prepared to answer them.
Attire plays a vital role when attending interviews. It creates a good impression at his/her first look in an interview.
Employers do observe their appearance and they will know how professional a candidate in work place is.
though you performed well in interview, bad dressing may lead to lose an opportunity. So be prepared with formal dress before the interview.
Groom yourself to present best which is comfortable and appropriate for the interview.
3. The resume should be precise:
The foremost thing a recruiter observes, is candidate resume. This should cover all the major skill sets and experiences.
It should not be too long, just right enough. If there are skills which are helpful and relevant to the organization, this might be useful to grab opportunities in the company.
Be sure of each and everything mentioned in the resume, so that you will not be questioned and trouble yourself.
4. Be punctual:
Do not be late for an interview. Prepare a day before with all the necessary arrangements to attend so that you do no get late on the day of the interview.
Anticipate the travelling time to reach the venue, so that you can be on time. Late arrival indicates the person is irresponsible.
Reach the venue early so that you will have time to comfort yourself in that place. This reduces the tension and makes you feel ease.
5. Study about organization before attending interview:
It is very important to know about the company info and what role you are going to play, how it exactly relates to your qualifications.
Know it from a friend if they are already employee of that organization. Employers may ask questions why do they chose this field, how relevant the job position to them, so it’s necessary to be prepared for all the answers.
Understand the work culture and try to impress the interviewers.
6. Overcome fear:
For Freshers this might be a first interview, and maybe this is good opportunity to prove yourself. So do not get tense and overwhelmed.
Be cool and patient, do not do anything out of curiosity. Your face must be glazed with a smile. You may make many mistakes out of this.
Do not show up it on face. You may answer wrong with stress. Sit firm and attentive.
7. Self confidence:
Answer everything with confidence. Go with a positive attitude and answer everything with confidence.
Your attire, skills, qualifications and preparation are perfect one can easily face the interview.
Maintain eye contact with the interviewer do not distract, do not shake legs or bite nails just be stiff and professional. Analyze the question properly and answer them with confidence.
8. Be honest:
Do not provide false information regarding your skills or experience. This may lead to lose an opportunity.
Be honest with your opinions and flexible to the workplace environment. Ask questions if you have any doubts, since they are the best person to answer all the queries so that you can be comfortable with the next hiring process.
9. Prove how better you are, than others:
Many applicants will attend the interview. So one should prove that you are more unique than others.
Let them know how good you can fit into the company and how can you support the growth of the company and also individual growth.
Also, let them know how excited you are working with that organization.
How is the company performing and about the company work culture, etc, this will let you know the recruiter that he/she is very much interested to work with the organization.
10. Know your strengths and weakness:
Employers may ask about candidate strengths and weakness. So prepare yourself and know about your abilities and potential.
Display all your strengths as they are favorable to get selected in the interview. Do not say about your weakness which will lead to lose your opportunity.
11. Give a flawless pitch:
They do check communication skills, which are very important in a workplace. So prepare well with your introduction.
Do not pause in middle of your speech. Keep talking with an elegant voice so that all the persons in the hall can clearly understand your voice. Make it precise without skipping important points.
Allow the interview to question, make him complete the sentence then answer it. Do not speak about the elements mentioned in the resume, talk about things which has to be elevated to place in the interview.
12. Leave a thank you note while leaving:
Be polite with the recruiters, before leaving say “thank you for giving this opportunity” or ” nice talking with you“.
Whether it is successful or not, take this opportunity as challenging and face it. You may succeed or you will learn something new from this opportunity, this may help you to prove at the next interview.
Analyze the mistakes in the interview, and try to rectify them and present yourself to face the next challenge.
13. Be positive with the feedback:
Sometimes it happens that after attending an interview a candidate who can be considered as a fresher when it comes to attending an interview, may end up experiencing some bad stuff that may be lower level of confidence and some bad experiences.
For example, when a fresher attends an interview for a position for which he / she have prepared confidently but eventually the interview didn’t go well as he / she expected and at that time that candidate might feel low about their first experience in that company or organization.